First listed on: 08 December 2023

 Galiwin'ku Primary and Population Health Care Manager

Your opportunity. Be part of something bigger.

Take your management skills to the next level in this newly created role at Miwatj Health. The Galiwin'ku Primary and Population Health Manager will be integral to the provision of operational and clinical services at this vital East Arnhem Land Health Centre. In addition to leading and managing an integrated interdisciplinary team of clinical and administrative staff, the Manager will support the Director of Nursing and Midwifery (DONM) to implement strategic directions, contemporary models of care and continuous quality improvement activities with a focus on change management, service integration and community engagement. This role is the perfect opportunity for an experienced Health Centre Manager looking to contribute to something bigger.

There are range of benefits associated with this role, including:

  • Competitive base salary of $162,691 - $150,615 (N7) or $127,512 - $149,893 (HP5) per annum + 11% Superannuation
  • Fully subsidised housing and electricity
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Study and Registration assistance
  • Miwatj Annual Leave Travel Assistance (MALTA) of $2,179.89 gross per annum
  • Retention bonus starting at $10,000 per year (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria)
  • Relocation assistance up to $10,712.00
  • Ability to salary package up to $15,900 per annum plus a further $2,650 per annum on Meals and Entertainment
  • Three return airfares from Gaḻiwin’ku to either Darwin or an alternative destination that incurs a cost equivalent to or less than a return airfare to Darwin.
  • Full-time employees may also be eligible for a Retention Bonus of up to $10,000 (subject to meeting eligibility criteria).
  • Plus, more!

About Miwatj

Miwatj Health is an independent Aboriginal Community-Controlled Health Service. Established in 1992, we’re committed to securing quality health care services across the East Arnhem and enabling YolÅ‹u powered community health and wellbeing. Miwatj provides culturally appropriate, comprehensive primary health care to over 6,000 remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents across 3 East Arnhem wards. With a Head Office in Nhulunbuy, Miwatj also manages a Corporate Office in Darwin, 7 fixed clinics across the East Arnhem region.

Essential Requirements

The Galiwin'ku Primary and Population Health Care Manager must be a Registered Nurse, Health Professional and/or Practice Manager. Successful candidates will have an understanding of, and commitment to, Aboriginal Community Control, self-determination, and the issues faced by YolÅ‹u people living in remote settings. A minimum of five years demonstrated Senior Management experience is required, as is significant experience providing Primary Health Care across remote communities. To access the full Job Description and Essential Selection Criteria, please click below. For more information, please contact the Director of Nursing and Midwifery:

Applications Close: 17 December 2023.

Vaccination & Immunity Screening

Miwatj Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all workers and users of its healthcare centres. In accordance with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Guidelines, National Safety and Quality Health Care Service Standards, and other local policies, guidelines and procedures, we mandate that all staff abide by our Staff Vaccination and Immunity Screening Policy (to be supplied to all successful candidates).

For more information regarding the Vaccination & Immunity Screening requirements, please contact

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